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Can we eradicate malaria by 2050?

Key clinical point: A new report by the Lancet Commission on Malaria Eradication has called for ending malaria in Africa within a generation, by 2050.

Major finding: Annual spending of $6 billion or more is required for eradication, whereas current the global expenditure is approximately $4.3 billion.

Study details: A literature review and modeling assessment of malaria endemicity.

Disclosures: This study was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Citation:

Feachem RGA et al. Lancet. 2019 Sept 8. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)31139-0.